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Modern feminism apparently can’t compete with targeted marketing, as gendered toys are now more common than they were 50 years ago.

Popular Mechanics looks at the hits-and-misses of its long ago, long term predictions about the future.

The gift of coal: Matt Frost has an interesting proposal to reconcile our love for coal with our need to do something about global warming. Sort of.

There may be a universe where time runs backwards.

Joe Carter looks at the implications that an ultrasound-on-a-chip will have for abortion. {More}

Everybody knows that bike helmets reduce bicycle injuries… but maybe they do so by convincing kids not to ride bikes.

Cory Weinberg looks at modular construction in the Bay Area. I’m a fan of modular instruction (our home was so constructed), but it seems more appropriate for places where construction costs, rather than location, are the cost issue.

As air travel becomes easier and cheaper, European sleeper trains are retiring.

Anyone over a certain age probably wishes they could go back in time and invest in Apple in 1976. Turns out, you would have done better with gold.

What happens when you’re an Airbnb guest and your host dies?

In Valentine, Texas, the entire student body (including two girls) is on the basketball team.

According to the Washington Post, women are dyeing their armpit hair. Young people make me glad to have been young a long time ago. (But not too long ago, because 80’s.)

Koalas do not exactly make good house pets, if the tale of GumNut is to be believed.

The Nereid Under Ice vehicle was deployed to find out who eats whom under the ice.


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2 Responses to Linkluster 341 California

  1. Mike Hunt Ray Rice says:

    Anyone over a certain age probably wishes they could go back in time and invest in Apple in 1976. Turns out, you would have done better with gold.

    Umm, I think you should re-read that article.

    Also, while I appreciate the World Series winning home run that Joe Carter hit, I think he is out of his wheelhouse on this one.

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